Frederick was engaged to a princess named Abigail, until one day, during an accident, Abigail's father King Midas turns Frederick into gold. However, another prince named David manages to bring Abigail enchanted water from Lake Nostos which frees Frederick.
In Storybrooke, Frederick is a gym teacher at Storybrooke Elementary School. After the first Dark Curse is broken, he finds Abigail and they restart their life together.
- He is possibly based on Frederick from the fairytale Frederick and Catherine.
- S1, E13: "What Happened to Frederick"